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FREN 3500 (Murphy / Kilbane): Research Process

The class focusses on the reading and discussion of current events in the French-speaking world.

Your Research Process

There are several stages in your research process: 

1) develop your research question and topic

2) brainstorm keywords

3) find background information

4) use search tool to find articles, books or the material you need

5) review your literature review and evaluate what you found

6) organize your references in a citation management tool

7) organize your ideas and outline them

8) cite your sources

Tip: Research is flexible, you can go back on your steps and remember to value feedback.

 

Research process map

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